New Vermont ‘Bee Team’ to Tackle Pollinator Threats

Research on bee-harming pesticides and farmer-centered ‘Know Your 5’ campaign win Apis Fund support
Gund Affiliate Samantha Alger looks at bees.

A new Vermont Pollinator Working Group will protect bees and other pollinators by targeting harmful pesticide use, while helping Vermont farmers to get to know the pollinators buzzing around their crops. 

The new group is launching with $20,000 from the Apis Fund, a UVM Gund Institute of Environment...

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The Forerunners: Breaking the color line for medical students

They came, for the most part, from points far away from the farmland and hills of the Green Mountain State. They came from other shores, and from cities and towns across the American South. They were the first few African American students to study medicine at the University of Vermont, and their stories have remained largely untold.

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UVM Athletes Excel in International Competitions as Winter Sports Season Ramps Up

This year, Catamounts past and present are heating up the winter season with impressive showings on the international stage.  

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